Overview


Jason Krieser is the co-head of the Firm’s Technology & Outsourcing Practice, and the office managing partner for Dallas and Houston. He advises clients on all aspects of technology transactions, outsourcing matters, telecommunications and other complex commercial contracts. He is an internationally recognized advisor on outsourcing matters, including in relation to information technology (IT), business process and offshore issues. He also handles technology development and licensing matters, joint ventures, strategic alliances, manufacturing agreements, key supply and distribution agreements, other complex service agreements, Internet of Things (IoT) and e-commerce matters. He has handled cloud-computing transactions – such as software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) transactions – for customers and cloud-service providers since the birth of the cloud-computing industry in the early 2000s. Jason also has significant experience in advising clients regarding software audits and related negotiations and settlements.

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Results


Outsourcing

  • Represented Nokia Corporation in a global IT infrastructure outsourcing services agreement with Hewlett-Packard
  • Represented Monsanto in three major IT outsourcing transactions including (1) a global data center transaction, (2) a helpdesk services transaction and (3) an applications development and maintenance transaction
  • Represented TXU Electric in an applications, development and maintenance outsourcing services agreement with Accenture

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Recognitions


  • The Best Lawyers of America 2013 to 2020, Information Technology Law, IT Outsourcing Law, including 2020 “Lawyer of the Year”
  • Chambers Global 2019, Outsourcing
  • Chambers USA 2004 to 2019, Technology, Outsourcing and/or Communications and Band 1 in Texas, Technology: Outsourcing
  • Acritas Stars 2019, listed among independently rated lawyers

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Community


  • The YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, two-term member of the board of directors
  • The Make-a-Wish Foundation, trained and qualified as a “Wish Granter”

Credentials


Education
University of Minnesota Law School, JD, cum laude, 1996
University of Nebraska, BS, with highest distinction, 1993

Admissions
Texas
Nebraska (Inactive)

Jason D. Krieser

Insights & Events / Media

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / September 24, 2019

Helsinki, Finland / McDermott Event / August 30, 2017

Webcast / McDermott Event / June 28, 2017

Tokyo, Japan / McDermott Event / January 25 - 26, 2017

Law Journal Press / January 28, 2016

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